electronics

How Green Is the New Samsung Galaxy S9?

Are you in the market for a new smartphone? The …

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Predicting the Biggest Green Trend for 2018

Although Kermit the Frog once sang, “It’s not easy being …

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3 Lessons I Learned Managing Earth911’s Recycling Database

The Earth911 recycling database consists of more than 130,000 listings, and I used to be in charge of it. These listings are made up of city and county locations, retailers with drop-off bins, and curbside and mail-in programs. It’s a huge,…

Recycling for Profit: 5 Ways to Turn Your Trash into Cash

There are numerous benefits to recycling — reducing the use of natural resources, boosting the economy and saving energy, to name just a few — but sometimes it lacks an immediate personal benefit. If you want to profit from your good deed with mo…

Recycling Old Electronics: One Writer’s Journey

Take a minute and think about how much technology you have had throughout your lifetime. Now think about having all of that in your hands at one time. Where did all those pieces go after you were done with them? Just what happens to electronic…

ConnectAll.org Makes Technology More Accessible Than Ever

Ah, the digital age. We are in such an exhilarating whirlwind of technology and digital development. New systems and products are unveiled what seems like every day. Yet even those with the resources to purchase the latest products have a difficult…

How Does Recycling Cell Phones Affect Chimpanzees?

In the Congo Basin live many of Africa’s most iconic animals — elephants, hippos, mountain gorillas and buffaloes. Additionally, 1,000 types of birds and 700 kinds of fish call this their home, coexisting with the people who’ve…

Apple’s New Headphones Aren’t So Eco-Friendly

As electronics take over every part of our lives, the need for easy-to-recycle gadgets becomes more important. If an electronic device is too difficult to recycle, odds are it won’t be. It’s the responsibility of manufacturers to make this a…

This Holiday Season, Your Outdated Laptop Could Change Lives

Keeping up with the latest in electronics is exhausting — not to mention expensive — and a lot of communities are left without resources to obtain what some might consider essential technology, such as computers. Meanwhile, consumers are rushing to…

Smartphone Recall: Will Samsung Consider the Earth?

Keep your seat back in the upright position, put your tray table up, switch all electronics to airplane mode, and turn off your Samsung Galaxy Note 7. This is the new script for airline workers now that the recently launched smartphone has been…